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Creamy Avocado Pasta recipe

This rich and creamy Avocado Pasta recipe is beyond delicious, simple to make and family friendly!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4
Calories 381 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz whole wheat rotini pasta
  • 2 ripe avocados, seeded and peeled
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, additional for garnish
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
  • optional garnish: shredded parmesan

Instructions
 

  • Boil pasta according to package instructions. Drain and put back in the warm pot.
  • Combine avocado, basil, lemon, garlic, salt and pepper in a blender or food processor. Combine until smooth.
  • Add avocado blend into pot with the pasta. Mix well until all noodles are coated.
  • Garnish with basil leaves and parmesan.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

The lemon in this recipe keeps the avocado from turning completely brown BUT this dish is still best served immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 4gCalories: 381kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 10gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 11mgPotassium: 660mgFiber: 9gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 305IUVitamin C: 25mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 2mg
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